Definition of set screw in English:

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set screw

noun

A screw for adjusting or clamping parts of a machine.
Example sentences
  • If it won't go all the way up, loosen the set screw of the other needle slightly.
  • Keyless clamps allow blade changes in seconds without the use of a hexed key to loosen a set screw in the blade clamp.
  • I simply cranked the set screw back in and gathered up my relatively unscathed plastic jugs for the trip home.

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Syllabification: set screw

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